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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-31-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 56
  makeup?
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Posted By NikonMama
I honestly don't care one way or the other, nor...

I honestly don't care one way or the other, nor do I think badly of those that choose not to wear makeup.  I don't notice, usually, and if I do I'm more likely to notice someone wearing a TON of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-18-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By NikonMama
My son's elementary school had zero homework,...

My son's elementary school had zero homework, and their middle school was as minimal as possible. 
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-18-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By NikonMama
DH fought me tooth and nail at the beginning. ...

DH fought me tooth and nail at the beginning.  At first when I would try something, he would pitch a fit.  Gradually over time, so long as I implemented new things/ideas one at a time and give him...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-18-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By NikonMama
Quote:Originally Posted by C is for...

Quote:Originally Posted by C is for Cookie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-06-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By NikonMama
I had it multiple times with my son, and he has...

I had it multiple times with my son, and he has Aspergers. 
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-30-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By NikonMama
Our new neighbor was over for dinner one night,...

Our new neighbor was over for dinner one night, and after we ate I washed the dishes (we have a dish washer, but we wash them by hand by choice).  I do them like you do...she must do them like your...
Forum: Pets   08-14-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By NikonMama
If you personally don't have a problem with your...

If you personally don't have a problem with your pet being on your furniture, then don't worry about what other people think.  They are guests in your house, but your pets live there.  Our dog is...
Forum: Women's Health   08-08-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By NikonMama
My stomach is hard as a rock a lot of times...

My stomach is hard as a rock a lot of times also, and on those days I really do look pregnant.  Now I'm starting to wonder if it gets that way b/c I had a high gluten intake day or something? 
Forum: Women's Health   08-07-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By NikonMama
I often get ulcers in my mouth, particularly if...

I often get ulcers in my mouth, particularly if I don't use a specific type of toothpaste.  I have a ton of them in my mouth right now, so I was looking up reasons for them yesterday and I came...
Forum: Pets   08-01-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By NikonMama
Agreed.  Crate train him, in the crate any time...

Agreed.  Crate train him, in the crate any time you cannot watch him (showering, doing the dishes, etc) or you are not home. 
Forum: Pets   08-01-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By NikonMama
I also agree with crate training.  Until the dog...

I also agree with crate training.  Until the dog is fully trained, he has no free access to the house without STRICT supervision.  If you have to pee, put the dog in the crate...doing the dishes,...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-26-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By NikonMama
-I've also heard of people adding baking soda to...

-I've also heard of people adding baking soda to the wash to help with odors - can I incorporate this into my detergent mixture? Or should I add it separately? In either case, how much should I add?...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-20-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By NikonMama
I was going to suggest baking soda also.  It...

I was going to suggest baking soda also.  It gets rid of rust stains really well.  :) 
Forum: Pets   07-20-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By NikonMama
You can take a couple pieces of mom's poo and...

You can take a couple pieces of mom's poo and put them in it (if it doesn't have some already) so they can smell it and get the idea of what it is for.  If you are too worried about it, you can...
Forum: Pets   07-18-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By NikonMama
Don't use scoopable, b/c the kittens will taste...

Don't use scoopable, b/c the kittens will taste it and it is bad for their digestive system.  Just stick with regular unscented clay litter until they are older.  The mom will teach them everything...
Forum: Pets   07-15-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By NikonMama
I would avoid having her sleep in the bed with...

I would avoid having her sleep in the bed with you until she is 100% potty trained, meaning no accidents whatsoever or at least a couple weeks.  Especially since you just adopted her, she has had so...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-15-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By NikonMama
Do you cook with a lot of onion?  At our last...

Do you cook with a lot of onion?  At our last house, our bedroom was close to the kitchen, so anytime we cooked with onion and left our bedroom door open, ALL of our clothes that we out in the open...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-05-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,603
Posted By NikonMama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by McGucks http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1349196/considering-calling-dhs-on-a-friend#post_16936875)
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Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-23-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,330
Posted By NikonMama
We've had our ducks for 4 weeks now, and they...

We've had our ducks for 4 weeks now, and they are great!  They are all very sweet, but are currently in the "OMG humans are scary!" stage.  We definitely ended up with 3 ducks and one drake, our...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-10-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,330
Posted By NikonMama
We got 4 Ancona ducklings two weeks ago, and OMG...

We got 4 Ancona ducklings two weeks ago, and OMG are they messy.  I expected mess, but they are largely more messy than I expected.  BOY do they stink to high heaven also.  We are brooding them in...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-10-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By NikonMama
I would have done the same thing.  We have a bb...

I would have done the same thing.  We have a bb gun, but I don't know if I would have the wherewithal to get it in time.  I have NO clue what I would do if a coyote tried to attack any of our...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-03-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,713
Posted By NikonMama
We only run the fan as long as it takes us to...

We only run the fan as long as it takes us to shower, dry off, and comb our hair.  Once we leave the bathroom we shut it off and just leave the door open. 
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-02-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,745
Posted By NikonMama
My chickens LOVE pasta, and so do the...

My chickens LOVE pasta, and so do the ducklings!  I cook my ducks penne for treats, and they know what the container looks like that I keep it in, and when they see it they go nuts!  LOL 
 
I'm...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-02-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By NikonMama
My husband does the mowing (we only have a push...

My husband does the mowing (we only have a push mower and I'm too much of a weenie to mow 1.5-2 acres without dying, if we had a riding mower I would do it) and he burns the garbage, and will help...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   02-17-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By NikonMama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by SweetSilver http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1342929/rural-properties-any-advice#post_16880800)
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